8 Things To Know This AM — Jul 10 2014

While we were all distracted by the Mockingjay teaser trailer yesterday, some other important dystopian-novel-turned-movie news dropped. Noah Oppenheim, who wrote the screenplay for the big-screen adaptation of The Maze Runner, will also adapt Allegiant for the screen. (Hollywood Reporter)
Justin Bieber was officially charged with a misdemeanor count of vandalism for throwing eggs at his neighbor's home. The ovum attack caused $20,000 worth of property damage. What's the opposite of a smooth criminal? (Page Six)
Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez continued their romance on horseback. Using Harlequin novels as our guide, could a midnight tryst in a stable be next? (NY Daily News)
George R.R. Martin does not appreciate people saying he's going to die before finishing Game of Thrones. At all. (Hypable)
Here's the first photo of Ian McKellen as 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes in director Bill Condon's Mr. Holmes. (Twitter)
The world's tallest water slide is opening today at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark. Verrückt, which comes from the German word for "insane," is 168 feet tall, and you have to climb more than 264 steps to reach the top. (NBC News)
This is the country you'd technically be able to see across the ocean if the Earth weren't, you know, round. Olá, Portugal! (Washington Post)
Finally, if you're reading this right now, you might be precrastinating. Get back to work! (The Guardian)
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